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Friday, May 22, 2020

Iron Castle Tanka

Sixty-Seventh Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary

locked down
in his iron castle
she counts the days
until the vaccine is ready
or he's killed by the virus

PoemHunter, May 22 2020

Note: The sixty-seventh entry is a sequel to the twenty-first entry:

balcony workout
a side-glance at the bruises
on my neighbor's neck